Soul of Travel: Women's Wisdom and Mindful Travel

Soul of Travel: Women's Wisdom and Mindful Travel

Join Christine Winebrenner Irick each week as she shares her passion for creating an impact as you travel. Learn how to become a more educated and intentional traveler. These soulful conversations honor the passion and dedication of women who are tourism professionals, world travelers, and leaders in their communities, all making a positive impact in tourism. We learn how travel has changed them and how that ripples out as they work to improve the world. We are thought leaders, action-takers, and heart-centered change-makers, and this is the Soul of Travel. Presented by JourneyWoman and Lotus Sojourns.

Episodes

February 28, 2024 71 mins

In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Jessica Brooks.

As an experienced international tour leader, Jessica’s journey led her to Mongolia, where she has been based since 2006. In 2010, she co-founded Eternal Landscapes with a local partner, challenging traditional tourism perceptions of the country. Eternal La...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Kat Medina.

Writer, world traveler, and public speaker, Kat Medina is the author of The Joys of Jet Lag: How to Use a Traveler’s Mindset to Not Be an A-Hole in Daily Life. She’s traveled to more than 35 countries and lived in Ecuador, Argentina, France, and Spain. Kat dra...

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In this very special episode of Soul of Travel, we take a look behind the scenes for a soulful conversation between podcast creator and host Christine and guest Carly Oduardo, who is SOT’s podcast producer and content magician.

Christine and Carly discuss:

· How Carly and Christine met and formed a lifelong friendship

· Behind-the-scenes details of the podcast

· Celebrate our milestones and accomplishments

· Take a look into the future ...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Megan Ryder-Burbidge & Linsey Sherman-Zekulin.

Sororal was co-founded by women's rights advocates Megan Ryder-Burbidge & Linsey Sherman-Zekulin to prioritize safety education and economic security for women in hospitality and tourism spaces around the globe. ...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Jayni Gudka, Founder and CEO of Sama Sama International and Unseen Tours.

Jayni is a social entrepreneur with the vision of making the tourism industry more inclusive of marginalized communities and their stories. She founded Sama Sama International in 2023 following a re...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Dr. Morgan Brosnihan.

Dr. Morgan Brosnihan is a physical therapist, thru-hiker, and van dweller dedicated to combining her passions to bring quality injury care to long-distance hikers. She has a sidekick with four legs named Honey and has helped over 1,200 hikers continu...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Samantha Smits.

Samantha is a Sustainable Tourism Consultant with a passion for travel and a commitment to making a positive impact. She has dedicated her entrepreneurial journey to helping tour operators and travel agencies embrace sustainability. Samantha empowers them ...

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January 10, 2024 72 mins

In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with bestselling travel author Nikki Vargas.

Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Nikki Vargas is the author of the newly-released bestselling CALL YOU WHEN I LAND (HarperCollins 2023), named one of the best women's memoirs of 2023 by Glamour Magazine, selected as a Staff Pi...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Tara Busch, creator of the Conscious Travel Collective.

Tara was raised in California, the only child to a fearless single mother who gave her lots of rope to explore in her backyard on her own. Tara started Conscious Travel Collective with a mission of doing right by the...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Sherry Ott, Founder of Ottsworld.com.

Sherry is a pioneer in the world of new media, writing about her travel lifestyle and adventures around the world on Ottsworld.com since 2006. In her 11 years of living nomadically, she’s circled the globe multiple times, visiting all...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Akvile Marozaite, Founder and CEO of Expedition Cruise Network.

Born in Lithuania, Akvile moved to the UK in 2007 to pursue her career in travel. In 2011, she joined a luxury cruise brand where she discovered a passion for expedition cruising. Having traveled to some of t...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by @journeywoman_original, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Fernanda Villacis, Managing Partner at Neotropic Expeditions in Ecuador.

Being born and raised in Ecuador, one of the most biodiverse places on earth, has shaped Fernanda’s love for exploring and her deep appreciation for the natural world. She is an adventurer at heart t...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by JourneyWoman, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with author and visual storyteller Lola Akinmade, founder of Geotraveler Media Academy. Lola is an award-winning visual storyteller, international bestselling author, and travel entrepreneur based in Stockholm, Sweden. She is the editor-in-chief for Slow Travel Stockholm and has writte...

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November 29, 2023 63 mins

In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, presented by JourneyWoman, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Jo Swann, Co-Founder and Director of Adventures in Borneo by Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures. Jo is a dynamic and multi-talented individual who has made significant contributions to the fields of adventure travel and personal development. Alongside her husband, she is t...

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In this episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Dawn Booker, Founder of Pack Light Global.

Dawn Booker founded Pack Light Global with the mission to inspire women to travel the world fearlessly and joyfully. Grounded in reverence for sustainable and equitable travel, Booker facilitates shared experiences and creates life-long memories with the women who c...

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In this first episode of Soul of Travel, Season 5: Women's Wisdom + Mindful Travel, Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Melissa DaSilva, President, TTC Tour Brands North America, The Travel Corporation.

Melissa DaSilva is the president of the TTC Tour Brands North America and has an industry career spanning over 30 years. Travel is both a personal passion and a professional pursuit. An avid and lifelong travel...

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In this solo introduction to Season Five of The Soul of Travel Podcast, Christine shares the privilege it’s been to sit across from so many incredible, beautiful people, to learn from them, and to witness how the ways in which they work weave into the tapestry that truly is the soul of travel.

Christine shares:

  • The history and future of the Soul of Travel Podcast
  • Soul of Travel’s reach around the world
  • Soul of Travel joins the Jour...
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In this special replay episode, we revisit one of the most popular episodes of Soul of Travel Season 4: Women Influencing Change.⁣

Christine shares the possibilities of redefining solo travel with Tess Millhollon, Founder and CEO of Her House and author of Sherbet Skies: A Woman’s Solo Journey to Find Adventure, Fun, and God.

Tess explains that her time solo traveling was the most confidence-building, healing time...

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In this special replay episode, we revisit one of the most popular episodes of Soul of Travel Season 3: Shaping Our Future.

Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Jessica Blotter, CEO and Co-Founder of Kind Traveler, the first socially conscious give + get hotel booking and media platform that empowers travelers to impact the communities they visit positively. Kind Traveler recently launched the Every Stay Gives Back Collection...

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In this special replay episode, we revisit one of Season 2: Voices of Women’s most popular episodes! Christine hosts a soulful conversation with Nikki Padilla Rivera, Co-Founder of The Global Guide Alliance. After a career of guiding of her own in NYC, Nikki created and ran the Guide Program for Intrepid’s Urban Adventures, creating a community amongst 1500+ guides in 160+ cities around the world. She believes that travel should be...

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